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  1. a tragedy (1667) by Racine.
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Historical Examples of andromaque

  • Then, on August 22, I played with immense success the rle of Andromaque.

    My Double Life

    Sarah Bernhardt

  • The spark is lighted when Pyrrhus declares to Andromaque that if she will not marry him he will execute her son.

  • Corneille continued to write for the stage, and Racine's first play, the "Andromaque," was presented in 1667.

  • Lithen: Andromaque ith a queen whothe huthband hath been killed; Pyrrhuth here wanth to marry her, and the wont.

  • His death, which occurred in 1668, is said to have been caused by over-exertion as Orestes in Racine's Andromaque.